A Different Perspective - May 30

Ever Been in a Church Where...

by Berni Dymet 
 
Isaiah 29:13 The Lord said: Because these people draw near with their mouths and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their worship of me is a human commandment learned by rote...

Have you ever been in a church where…well, the people they get up to sing? Odd thing to do. They call it - praise and worship. Hmm. Fair enough.  

Anyhow, they get up to praise and worship - sing - and you look around and the guy two pews across, he's yawning. And, and that woman over there, she's fiddling with her mobile phone.  

Not everyone's like that of course.

But you look around and most of them - well, they kinda look bored. You know. Just like…well, they're going through the motions. Have you ever noticed that?

Praise and worship. Does that mean they're singing to - well, God?  

I wonder what He thinks. I wonder how He feels - if He feels at all that is. I wonder if you or I could interview God on this subject, what He'd have to say.

Dunno. But if this praise and worship thing is what I think it is, wouldn't you think that God - well, that He'd want their hearts to be in it?

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